[Document, 1777 November 21]

 

Name
Livingston, Catherine (Author)
Jay, John, 1745-1829 (Addressee)
Jay, Sarah Livingston (Addressee)
Title
[Document, 1777 November 21]
Abstract
Fort Mifflin surrendered and all our troops escaped after setting fire to the barracks. General Washington reinforced with 2,500 troops. Philadelphia has lent General Howe 20,000 pounds and he has given the old money of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York currency. Dearth of food in Philadelphia. Hopes for a more successful campaign in the south than the north.
Subjects
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Jay, John, 1745-1829
Format
correspondence
Genre
correspondence
Date
November 21, 1777
Physical Description
2 pages
Language
English
Library Location
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Also In
The papers of John Jay
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/5pt0-dx92